Adam Lanza’s Mother Buried in New Hampshire

The mother of Sandy Hook Elementary School killer Adam Lanza was burried in New Hampshire today in a quiet family-only service, according to CNN. Nancy Lanza was shot last Friday...

Report: Jewish Population in Judea, Samaria Growing

According to a “West Bank Jewish Population Stats” report compiled by Yaakov “Ketzaleh” Katz,” former chairman of the National Union Party of Israel, the total number of Jewish residents...

MBR’s New Simcha Hall

The brand-new Machon Basya Rochel seminary building is about to inaugurate its new facility on Lawrence Avenue in Lawrence. In addition to newly designed state-of-the-art classrooms, the facility features...

Is Today’s Google Doodle Racist? By Rabbi Yair Hoffman

Only one of two possible scenarios is correct.  Either a young Google programmer decided to see if he could get away with showing an African American athlete chase after...

Shooting Hoops on Shabbos By Rabbi Yair Hoffman

They can be found in virtually every neighborhood in the Five Towns and Far Rockaway.  Walk from Lawrence to Woodmere and you will find many dozens of them.  And,...

A Palestinian state? What could possibly go wrong?: Picturing the possibilities

By Martin Sherman, TOI If a Palestinian state is established, it will be armed to the teeth. Within it, there will be bases of the most extreme terrorist forces, equipped with...

Debunking a Ramban Myth by Rabbi Yair Hoffman

There are a number of Seforim on the weekly portion of Nitzavim that cite a story in the “Kav HaYashar” regarding the words of the Ramban on Dvarim (29:17),...

YOSS Leads Torah Education Gatherings

The opening remarks of any gathering set the tone for inspiration and enthusiasm to all participants. In the past two weeks, Yeshiva of South Shore led three gatherings that...

Yakira Bella: Precious Pieces for Beautiful People

Nothing says summer quite like a day at the beach, floral dresses, and, of course, wide-brim hats. Heralding a welcome respite from our rigorous routines, summer is a season...

Eddie’s Kosher Travel: Israel’s Premier Pesach Programs

Since 1975, Eddie’s Kosher Travel has been the choice for discerning kosher travelers. The Israel-based company has afforded the kosher traveler an abundance of exciting travel options while adhering...
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Netanyahu Welcomes First Commercial Flight From Dubai to Tel Aviv

JNS.org – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu welcomed the first commercial flight from Dubai to Tel Aviv at Ben-Gurion International Airport on Thursday. Speaking during...

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BY RON KAMPEAS (JTA) — Assassins shot to death Mohsen Fakhrizadeh, the nuclear scientist that western intelligence agencies believe to be behind Iran’s nuclear weapons program. The...

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